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HA Sumer/China

Sumer Egypt China

TermDefinition
ziggurat A temple tower in ancient Mesopotamia
pictograms A pictorial symbol or sign representing an object or concept
cunieform A writing system in use in the ancient near East (Mesopotamia)
ideograms A character or figure in a writing system in which the idea of a thing is represented rather than it's name
Epic of Gilgamesh Sumerian epic that introduces the first hero in written literature
Code of Hammurabi The first written law found in Ancient Sumer in 1750 B.C.E.
canopic jars Held internal organs in Ancient Egypt
Mohenjo-Daro Ancient civilization found in the Indus Valley, They had internal plumbing (sewer system). Also had the Great Bath
Silk Road Trade route that went from China to the Fertile Crescent (Middle East)
filial piety respect for parents
oracle bone Found in Ancient China that was a way to predict the future. It is the earliest form of Chinese writing and history.
Mandate of Heaven Divine right to rule
The Analects Collection of Confucius' teachings
5 key relationships (Confucius) father to son, elder brother to younger brother, husband to wife, ruler to subject, friend to friend
Created by: mmetz